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The US Capitol is pictured at sunrise on January 21, 2013 hours before US President Barack Obama's second inauguration in Washington, DC.       (Photo credit sJEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

America’s Minorities Becoming A Majority

Much was made of the shifting demographics during the 2012 presidential election, but that’s only a preview of what’s to come. For the first time ever, America’s racial and ethnic minorities now make up about half of the under-5 age group, according to the U.S. Census.

CBS Miami–06/13/2013

US President Barack Obama waves to supporters following his victory speech on election night in Chicago, Illinois on November 6, 2012. Obama swept to re-election, forging history again by transcending a slow economic recovery and the high unemployment which haunted his first term to beat Republican Mitt Romney. (Photo by: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Victory Exposes GOP Latino Vote Problem

President Barack Obama’s likely victory in Florida came thanks to a diverse coalition, but none were more powerful in that coalition than the Latino voters.

CBS4–11/07/2012

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Poll: Obama Leads Romney 73-24 Among Latino Voters

President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney have been courting the Latino vote across the country heavily throughout the campaign. But, if a new poll’s lead holds up for President Obama, he could win enough swing states to take the Electoral College.

CBS Miami–11/05/2012

Paul Ryan (R-WI) (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Ryan Set To Arrive In Florida Friday

Republican vice-presidential nominee, Representative Paul Ryan, will arrive in Lakeland, Florida Friday afternoon as he campaigns in the swing state the Mitt Romney-Ryan ticket can’t lose and hope to win the White House.

CBS Miami–09/21/2012

Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan (Photo by Darren Hauck/Getty Images)

Opinion: Ryan VP Pick Changes Electoral Math

Paul Ryan has changed the Electoral College math. With the pick, Romney has chosen a path that writes off almost all of the country and focuses the election on the industrial Midwest.

08/14/2012

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Poll: Obama & Romney Tied In Florida

The late Tim Russert famously said of presidential elections, “It’s all about Florida.” New polling from Public Policy Polling found the battle for Florida is incredibly close as the race enters just 100 days to go until Election Day.

CBS Miami–07/31/2012

(Source; CBS/Pool) President Obama makes a point as he announces his new immigration policy for deporting children

President Obama Gets Bump From Hispanic Voters

Since his recent announcement that certain illegal immigrants will be allowed to stay and work in the U.S., President Barack Obama has seen a bump in support from Hispanic voters.

CBS4–06/27/2012

(Source: CBS) President Obama Speaks at the NALEO convention at Disney World.

Obama Addresses Latino Leaders A Day After Romney

President Barack Obama is basking in Latino enthusiasm in the aftermath of his breakthrough directive on illegal immigration and pressing his jobs agenda before a meeting of Hispanic leaders, one day after they gave a cool reception to GOP presidential challenger Mitt Romney and his newly softened stance on immigration.

CBS Miami–06/22/2012

Republican Presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney speaks at the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) 29th Annual Conference on June 21, 2012 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Romney spoke about immigration reform as he continues to battle U.S. President Barack Obama for votes. (Photo by Gerardo Mora/Getty Images)

Romney & Latino Vote: Softens Stance On Immigration

Backing off the harsh rhetoric of the Republican primaries, Mitt Romney pledged Thursday to address illegal immigration “in a civil but resolute manner” and said he will overhaul the green card system for immigrants with families and end immigration caps for their spouses and minor children.

CBS Miami–06/21/2012

Senator Marco Rubio

Rubio Doesn’t Deny Being Vetted For Vice-Presidency

Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) is often mentioned as a potential vice presidential choice for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, and when asked if he was being vetted for the job, he did not deny it.

CBS4–06/15/2012

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